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OUR CHANGING WORLD
Written by Ingrid Selberg. Illustrated by Andrew Miller.
Stock no. 1319993
Published by Collins. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition.

Six revolving pictures, each showing a different type of habitat. Pull the tabs to transform the scenes from day to night, summer to winter or high tide to low tide. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0001837672. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some fading and browning to spine and cover edges. A few small foxspots to contents.

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THE POP-UP BOOK OF GNOMES
Written by Wil Huygen. Illustrated by Rien Poortvliet.
Stock no. 1319991
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1979. Almost very good condition.

The secret world of the gnomes brought to life in wonderful pop-up scenes with moving parts. Glazed pictorial boards with see-through window on front cover. Paper engineering is by Tor Lokvig. ISBN: 0722656742. Initials and date in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing to contents. One tab is missing (the one to pull the otter). Some light browning to covers.

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THE DOLL'S HOUSE
Written by Lothar Meggendorfer. Illustrated by Lothar Meggendorfer.
Stock no. 1319988
Published by Kestrel Books. 3rd 1979. Very good condition.

A reproduction of the Antique Pop-Up Book. The book unfolds to over four feet, revealing five old-fashioned domestic scenes connected by doors which open and close. Size when closed is 8.5 x 10". ISBN: 0722655347. Covers are edge rubbed. Name and date in ink to rear cover. Contents fine.

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LAVINIA'S COTTAGE
No author listed. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 1319986
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st 1982. Nearly fine condition.

A Pop-up Story. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0333335716. Minimal rubbing to corners. Contents fine.

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MORE PLEASANT SURPRISES
Written by F.E. Weatherly.
Stock no. 1318965
Published by Ernest Nister. 1st 1893. Very good condition.

Large format. 13 x 10 inches. Red cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards. 8 chromolitho moveable pictures. Pull the tab and the picture changes. B/w illustrations. Text in verse. Spine bumped and some light rubbing to cover edges. A few light spots to front edge of spine and some light scuffing to rear cover. Generally covers bright. Joints are cracked. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. The second moveable image is not working - could possibly be repaired. Otherwise, all others in excellent working order. Some light foxing and page browning and the pull-tabs are just a little grubby from fingering. Overall a super copy of a scarce moveable book.

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AMAZING MONKEYS
No author listed. Illustrated by Robert Hynes.
Stock no. 2132525
Published by National Geographic Society. 1st 1985. Very good condition.

A National Geographic Action Book. Glazed pictorial boards. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Pop-ups in very good working order.

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MICHAEL HAGUE'S WORLD OF UNICORNS
Written by Michael Hague. Illustrated by Mary Hague.
Stock no. 2130795
Published by Henry Holt and Company. 1st USA 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

With three-dimensinal, moveable illustrations. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. American edition. ISBN: 0805000704. Couple of small nicks to spine. All pop-ups in excellent working order.

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MAGIC WINDOWS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2127390
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1981. Very good condition.

Reproduction of an Ernest Nister moveable book 'In Wonderland'. Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. 6 transforming pictures operated with a ribbon. ISBN: 000195654X. Bumping to spine. Small tape repair to first window.

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THE REAL SKY-BLUE
Written by Bela Balazs. Illustrated by Mary Shillabeer.
Stock no. 2124729
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story is about the son of a poor washer woman. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. With one moveable piece and fold out picture. Fading to cover edges. Corners are bumped; chipping to base of spine. Some browning. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Creasing to edge of fold-out page.

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK ANIMATED PICTURES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2124582
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1949. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial boards. Inside both covers there is a colour illustration with movable parts. One other colour illustration and two-tone illustrations throughout. Some wear to cover edges. Couple of corners are bumped. Some scuffing to covers. Moveable parts to front and rear in very good working order.

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AN EXPLANATION OF THE TUNNEL UNDER THE THAMES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2123644
Good condition.

Thin card covers. Blue cloth spine. One text page, with 4 'fold-out' pages, in concertina style. Unusual item. Some creasing. Foxing and browning, with grubby marks. Small inscription in ink down margin of text page. A little surface paper damage to very bottom of text page, with small amount of loss to text.

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PLAYFUL PANDAS
Written by Ron Fisher. Illustrated by David A. Carter.
Stock no. 1813634
Published by National Geographic Society. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition.

A National Geographic Action Book. Blue glazed pictorial boards. Five pop-up and moveable scenes. Bright colours. ISBN: 0870448404. All pop-ups and moveables in excellent working order.

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